January 21, 2016 at 12:46 am #4115500
Wheres My Refund Missouri- Share your experience with filing your Missouri Tax Return and tax refund progress with others. If you have state information this is a great place to post. To check Missouri Wheres My Refund? go to Missouri Department Of Revenue
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April 18, 2019 at 1:44 am #4324353
I like you have been inquiring about my state tax return. I’ve already 6 weeks ago received my IRS refund. This is some B.S. The state of Missouri uses our refunds to pay state bills. At least that’s what the Missouri State auditor said.April 17, 2019 at 8:51 pm #4324327
Mr. Chris, I am so happy for you! My next step is to call the auditorApril 17, 2019 at 4:35 pm #4324305
12 weeks, as in my return was accepted 1/28/19…still nothing.April 17, 2019 at 4:32 pm #4324304
It’s been 12 weeks and three days since my Missouri return was accepted. It says ‘issue date’ was yesterday 4/16/2019. However no deposit yet. (I lived part of 2018 in Iowa, before we bought our home.) Federal and Iowa returns camr two months ago, direct deposited, so I know the banking information was correct. It’s sitting on finished and I can’t find a deposit schedule, so I’m up in the air, trying to figure out exactly when Missouri might actually finish it. This is so frustrating.April 17, 2019 at 4:31 pm #4324303
They received my taxes Feb 19th and it’s been over 8 weeks still says validating. Has anyone received there’s that filed in February?April 17, 2019 at 2:45 pm #4324282
11 weeks to the day, my mother received her Mo. refund.
Preposterous. Previous 2 years received in 14 days or less. Some improvement.April 17, 2019 at 1:49 pm #4324269
This is ridiculous. My return was accepted in mid Jan. and I still haven’t received my refund. Been over 12 weeks now and I can’t get a live person to talk to about it. Sitting in “validating return” status since Jan.April 16, 2019 at 11:52 pm #4324162
It was the end January when filed and accepted and still nothing. I call and get the run around i should have already had my money and been done. When am i going to get my refund MO.April 16, 2019 at 4:28 pm #4324123
Just over 11 weeks and still validating….April 16, 2019 at 7:02 am #4324013
Update…I am processed and completed according to website. Said refund issued 4/11. I efiled with DD. As of this AM nothing in my bank acct.April 16, 2019 at 2:00 am #4323984
Thank you Chris for the information. I filled the last week of January and it has been validating since. I was hoping to see an update this week since it will be 12 weeks since it started “validating.”April 15, 2019 at 11:25 am #4323827
Hello everyone. I found this website when trying to find others who may or may not be having a VERY LATE Missouri tax refund.
My mother is in the same boat. I filed both hers and mine on Jan 25th via TurboTax.
I received mine within 14 days (as per usual from previous years). She is still waiting on hers (11 weeks later), with the DOR website still saying “VALIDATING.”
5 calls to Dept. of Revenue in the previous many weeks, stonewalled everytime with generic answers; “give it time” “it takes up to 12 weeks” “we upgraded our system/computers to make the process more efficient” etc. Blah blah blah.
I tell them, how is your new system/upgrades better if it’s now almost 3 months and my mother is STILL waiting for a few hundred $$ tax return, when in all previous years it generally takes 2-3 weeks, at most! They have no response.
Friday I called the State Auditor and they answered on the first ring. Very helpful and friendly. She directed me to the just issues, yearly TIMELINESS OF TAX RETURN ISSUANCE report. So I went and read the report and discovered the answers to how Missouri has totally screwed up our tax returns and apparently, the protocol now in place going forward, which likely means these LATE returns will plague us Missourians in all years going forward!!
–Here is the 2019 report, 20 pgs. Everyone should download and read this!
–Here is the summary from 2018 (which is plaguing us this year):
“Administration paying other bills ahead of individual refunds due to state’s lack of cash”
–Summary for 2019 (focuses more on the botched tax tables and mishandled withholdings, but the last few paragraphs are the timeliness issue addressed):
“Audit finds January 2019 withholding changes made unlawfully, will result in over-withholding for more than half of Missouri taxpayers”
So we may well be waiting until May-June for our returns!! And not just this year, but potentially from now on… regardless of if we are the early filers in January-February!
It seems they’ve went from a tax refund system of issuance IN ORDER OF FILING date, to a TIER system that has 9 (Nine) “Priority” categories that they put each taxpayer into. I was in Priority 1, my mother in Priority 3. Both of us have/had very simple, few hundred dollar returns.
Missouri arbitrarily pays a few returns each day in each Priority category, apparently at their own discretion and speed, with no transparency to anyone, not even the State Auditor! The state hasa limited X-amount of money available each day to pay, and then repeats the process the next day…. a slow trickle method, hence our VERY LATE refunds. This is a recipe for botched tax filing/returns/refunds going forward year and year which is NOT RIGHT. We should not stand for this.
Also, as you’ll read on the State Auditor’s 2018 and 2019 reports summaries for the Timeliness of Tax Refund Issuance, Missouri is prioritizing and paying out other (very vague and no accountability) “expenses” first and then if any money is left over each day/week/month, then paying Missouri citizens rightful tax refunds!!!!
At the advice of the State Auditor Galloway, I called Gov. Mike Parsons (worthless) this morning. They’ve disabled the voicemail, no one will answer the calls, and even the operator has been made unavailable!!! A total stonewall from the Governor’s office and no way to get through or talk to anyone! Most likely because of this tax refund debacle.
So I urge everyone to read the links I posted, call the State Auditor Nicole Galloway (be friendly, as she and her staff were friendly and are nonpartisan)….
Call the worthless, inept new Governor Mike Parsons and call him out/complain:
And lastly, as I did this morning, call News Channel 4/KMOV investigative team, so hopefully they can take this issue up, or we could very well see this happening year after year going forward… or any of your local news channels..
Thank you for reading, hopefully this sheds some light on what the hell is going on in Missouri. I am not happy and I’m certain many others aren’t either…
(314)621-4444April 13, 2019 at 7:12 pm #4323680
Navid Jubaer Ayon
I did not receive my 2017 Missouri State Tax return. I filed with 1040now.com and now I am realizing most probably it did not go through. How can I claim my 2017 tax return. This year for 2018 I sent paper copy and its been received by the department of revenue as I checked in the online tracking site.April 13, 2019 at 7:10 am #4323608
Thank you, Mr. Waiting! I will do the same. I hope the little message we get doesn’t change from 12 weeks to 24 weeks. LolApril 13, 2019 at 4:14 am #4323591
I’ll keep you posted if I get any updates. I think we have similar returns, out of state military filling NRI form. I should be hitting my 12th week next week, so I’m hoping to see an update.April 12, 2019 at 5:29 pm #4323527
Thank you, Ms. Jen!April 12, 2019 at 1:54 pm #4323495
e-filed & accepted @ 2/23.
was validating as of 4/11.
received a notification status was changed this morning. the refund was direct-deposited today. There was no adjustment to the refund amount.April 12, 2019 at 7:31 am #4323415
It’ll be 11 weeks tomorrow since I filed and was accepted. Called DoR a few days ago and the lady said, “yeah, you’re in week 10… it usually takes 10-12 weeks, just hang in there a bit longer, it should be there any day….” 🙄😠April 11, 2019 at 10:53 pm #4323383
This is ridiculous. It’s been validating for 7 weeks! Filed 2/24/2019. I’m a single mom of 3, working and going to school full time, graduating in less than a year from SEMO, and then going to Law School. My refund is almost $2000. I could really use the money. This is absurd.
#notokayApril 11, 2019 at 10:37 pm #4323381
I email dept of revenue. [email protected]
I asked the status of my 2018 refund. They took over 3 weeks to respond. But like I said earlier, she sent me an email back stating she would email me again with refund info and the next day she replied saying DD 4/11.April 11, 2019 at 4:24 pm #4323308
My return was accepted January 22 and it is still in the validating stage. It is not even over $200.April 11, 2019 at 2:13 pm #4323292
Emailed who, maam?I would like to do the same thingApril 11, 2019 at 9:05 am #4323248
Filed Feb 6th.
Emailed to in inquire about status. They emailed me back which took 3 weeks for them to reply but said receiving return on 4/11 and tracker updated tro rhe same today.April 11, 2019 at 7:52 am #4323202
Yes I filed my taxes on February 4th and still have not received my state refund can you please let me know thank youApril 11, 2019 at 5:27 am #4323213
This is just getting absolutely ridiculous now. Well over 10 weeks and nothing, but if roles were reversed and the state were waiting on a payment you best believe they’d do everything in their power to get their money.April 10, 2019 at 5:36 pm #4323144
Check mark on received
Check mark on validation
Now what?April 10, 2019 at 3:33 pm #4323115
I filed electronically using turbo taxon 1/28/19. It’s been in validating status ever since (as of 4/10/19).April 10, 2019 at 8:16 am #4323045
It has officially been 10 weeks and 3 days since I filed…still validating😬April 9, 2019 at 6:55 pm #4322970
We got 1/5 of what are refund was supposed to be.. WTH? Waiting for letter, it’s supposed to tell us why it was reduced.April 9, 2019 at 5:05 pm #4322956
I just got an mailing date but I mail my in on March the 2April 9, 2019 at 11:27 am #4322922
Filed 2/4 and still validating, I’ll update if I get it in the next couple days.April 9, 2019 at 9:28 am #4322907
That was a long 9 weeks! filed 2/2. Been validating all this time. Received a text yesterday morning saying my status had changed. Finally processed and would be sent to my bank on 4/9. Yeah! It’s there!!! Good luck everyone!!April 8, 2019 at 6:47 pm #4322830
Getting really sick of waiting.April 8, 2019 at 2:47 pm #4322794
Mine is still validating, was accepted last week of Jan. Any military on here received theirs yet?April 8, 2019 at 2:14 pm #4322788
Missouri is funny
Missouri is funny! Takes 8-12 weeks to get your return back!!??? Hilarious. Filed N accepted Feb 8, like many others still validating. Validating what? Hahahahaha. If I performed my job as slow as these worthless workers I would be fired. Get off your a$$$$ es and do your GD job!!!April 8, 2019 at 1:31 pm #4322782
Mine was Accepted Feb 7th. No offsets or anything. Still Validating.April 8, 2019 at 12:33 pm #4322770
Tomorrow will make 10 weeks since I filed and still on validating.April 8, 2019 at 10:39 am #4322755
1. Received your return ✔ 8FEB
2. Validating your return ✔ 8FEB
3. Processing your return ✔ 8APR The Department has verified the accuracy of your
Completed your return return. Your refund is currently in queue to
to be sent to you.
TurboTax Premier electronic submission used.April 8, 2019 at 1:32 am #4322729
This is crazy!! Ours was accepted on Feb 20th and still no check. We filed electronically and have always been paid with in two weeks. Mo tracker says 12wks and when I call they say 6-8 wks, so not sure which it is. Hoping we have it by next week to pay our federal with!!April 7, 2019 at 8:05 pm #4322714
Six weeks still no change on tracker …..still have not received ,but they had to sign for it to receive it,that was on 2-21-2019.I HAVE NO CLUE WHATS GOING ON!April 5, 2019 at 7:57 pm #4322498
Does anyone know what number to call to speak with someone about my delayed refund? I’ve tried email and of course did check the online where’s my refund status.April 5, 2019 at 1:25 pm #4322425
I just got off the phone with a representative. She said that the only comment on my return is Military Process (something something) Review. I asked her if the fact that I am military is holding up the processing and she said she was not sure. But she said I should get this month, since it has been processing for 8 weeks already. Well, lol, I knew that already.April 5, 2019 at 11:15 am #4322390
Still validating, accepted 1-31April 5, 2019 at 10:44 am #4322385
Mine was filed on Feb 1 and FINALLY says my refund was issued on 4/3/2019 BUT it is not yet in my bank account. I have double checked my account information which is correct. I do NOT understand why it says it has been issued but it is not yet in my account. Has anyone else had similar issues?April 5, 2019 at 10:14 am #4322380
I filed on Feb 6. Still validating…..ughApril 5, 2019 at 9:45 am #4322369
I’m still validating too. My return was accepted on Feb 5th.April 5, 2019 at 5:07 am #4322327
@monica mine was accepted around that time and it’s still validating! It’s so frustratingApril 4, 2019 at 7:30 am #4322174
Saturday will be 10 weeks since I filed and was accepted (1/26) ….. Still validating. 😩April 3, 2019 at 10:37 am #4321968
Got one fourth of expected return through direct deposit. No explanation as to why the refund was drastically reduced – the online que still says processing my return and expect 12 weeks – the phone message says 6-8 weeks. This system is really off.April 3, 2019 at 8:55 am #4321945
Sad tax payer
Wohooo they paid me plus $nterest!!! Whoooo maybe they shd be doing this often lol…ok don’t mind me am just excited. It’s abt damn time!!!April 2, 2019 at 5:17 pm #4321807
Woohoo!April 2, 2019 at 5:16 pm #4321806
Well I found out that I was issued a paper check. However, it was returned to them because I had an address change since completing my taxes. I signed up for DD. But I’m getting a paper check since this is my first time filing in Mo. Hopefully it doesn’t take long to get my new check. Just happy I should see money soon :-)April 2, 2019 at 2:29 pm #4321779
Happy to see some people are actually beginning to get their state back. Mine was accepted 1/29, validating since 2/7 with zero change since. 9 weeks as of today. I’d be happy with any form of movement right about now especially since my husband was laid off at the beginning of February we actually need the little bit that we’re getting back.April 2, 2019 at 12:01 pm #4321727
When Will it come
Filed & Accepted Feb 10th, Lived in Missouri my whole life, the last 2 years I owed the state a small amount ( I paid them on time) this year had a little extra taken out for state taxes so I would not owe. They do not owe me much at all less than 300 bucks. My Boss filed 3 weeks ago they owed him thousands and he got his State before he got his federal, it makes ZERO sense why they are pulling some and not others. I was at 6 weeks, now I am at 12 weeks the phone calls are wait wait wait and they tell you nothing! IF I owed I have until April 15th to pay or pay interest and late fees. At this rate I won’t get it until May! This is not right!April 2, 2019 at 8:36 am #4321685
So happy to hear others getting their money! I’m still waiting, it was accepted Jan29, and has been validating since. Called once and said to just wait. I hope I’m next!April 2, 2019 at 8:26 am #4321681
Cecil R Dickerson
Your tax return has been processed. Refund issue date: 4/2/2019. Finished!!April 2, 2019 at 4:41 am #4321646
Mine finally hit my netspendApril 1, 2019 at 9:54 pm #4321588
Ok so it is an 8 week wait. So maybe on the 4th or 5th my status will change tooApril 1, 2019 at 1:47 pm #4321507
Cecil R Dickerson
Ok, movement. My return accepted 2/1 and finally moved from validating to, “The Department has verified the accuracy of your return. Your refund is currently in queue to be sent to you.” Not counting the money yet but that sounds good. How long is the queue? lol.April 1, 2019 at 6:33 am #4321435
I am hopeful seeing all these new updates. I am still waiting on mine, still says validating!March 31, 2019 at 5:25 pm #4321353
I think the MO refund tool broke. Filed 1/28 and it doesn’t say validating? I don’t trust it. I expect validating and it says refund on 4/2. That just can’t be right. 😂😂😂March 31, 2019 at 7:08 am #4321310
I filed 2-1 Just now checked and it says refund issue date of 4-2March 30, 2019 at 1:44 pm #4321171
They sign for my return from usps on Feb 21 2019.On there website it says they have not received it yet, check and see if my info is correct.Has anyone that sent paper return received there’s yet?March 30, 2019 at 7:54 am #4321093
Hi everyone. I filed my taxes on 2/15 and I still am stuck in processing for my Missouri Tax refund. The notice below when I check my refund status says 12 weeks for processing!! Is this normal? Has anyone had luck calling the state of Missouri and getting answers or movement? I tried the email option but just received a generic auto response. Thanks for any feedback that you can provide.March 30, 2019 at 1:56 am #4321037
Been validating since Feb 10. I have two different statuses The on line refund tracker says validating and the automated phone line says received and processing. I have emailed them twice, and emailed the governor no response. This is very aggravating to say least.March 29, 2019 at 6:30 pm #4320937
Glad to hear someone got theirs. I haven’t seen anything filed 1/21.March 29, 2019 at 1:38 pm #4320879
Just wanted to update everyone. I got the message below this morning, and I also received my direct deposit.
The Department has adjusted your return. You will receive a notice by mail, dated 3/28/2019. This notice will explain the Department’s adjustments. When you receive this notice, review it carefully and follow the remedies listed in the notice.
For some reason they took about $13 out of my refund. Weird….
@Jen, filed with HRBlock 1/30, accepted same day. Validating since then until 3/28 when it went to processing, received DD next day.March 29, 2019 at 6:09 am #4320772
When did you file Jeremy??
I spoke to a very nice person yesterday. He didn’t say anything was wrong with my taxes that it is just still processing. I filed Feb 6 accepted some day.March 28, 2019 at 9:08 pm #4320711
Well now I am so encouraged. This means that next weekend I should be getting mine. (My return was accepted on 5 FebruaryMarch 28, 2019 at 8:56 pm #4320709
Finally! Congrats, JeremyMarch 28, 2019 at 5:23 pm #4320665
Yay Jeremy!March 28, 2019 at 3:51 pm #4320646
FINALLY!!!!! Something moved!
The Department has verified the accuracy of your return. Your refund is currently in queue to be sent to you.March 28, 2019 at 3:06 pm #4320637
Filed on January 29th received January 29th accepted January 29th ever since then it is been processing it is now March 28th and I finally got somewhere on the website it says mine is in next in queue to be sent out finally what I did do is yesterday I emailed them and it was very kind and I told them I know that they are busy but if they could just check to see what is going on with mine I would appreciate it and a lady sent me a nice message back and said absolutely and then today my bars went to three bars and I will be getting my return this weekend so that shows you that being nice and kind can get you a little bit further and being ugly and nasty even though I was pissed off and I probably used every word language that I knew against them hey at least I’m getting my return this weekend huh so I hope all you guys get yours too soon if not sit tight cuz it was a long two months waitingMarch 27, 2019 at 4:54 pm #4320440
Jeremy I hope you get it soon. This is so unusual for Missouri.March 27, 2019 at 1:38 pm #4320402
Its only been 12 weeks since January 1st. Most people filed later than that. I filed 1/30, accepted same day and still waiting. its been 8 weeks for me today.